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Lot# 6081 - Auction 234-243

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    Recess by Narciso Desmadryl from Perkins Bacon Plates 1855 (Feb): 5 c. pale reddish brown, the delightful horizontal strip of six with good to large margins all round, imperceptibly touched at right, with portion of adjoining stamp at top, used on 1855 cover at 1½ ounce rate from Santiago to Valparaiso cancelled by seven strikes of the target handstamp in black. SANTIAGO cds of despatch below (May 9) in red. A cover of great charm, beauty and rarity. Cert. BPA (1992).rnrnProvenance: Collection Jean Dupont, Balasse, May 1981, lot 375; Collection Gerhard Blank, RL, Dec 1991, lot 983.
    Starting bid : 2,000 CHF
    Hammer price : 2,800 CHF